Arts & Health South West is an information, support and advocacy organisation for everyone who believes in the value of creativity in enhancing health and wellbeing.

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ARTLIFT arts on prescription scheme in GP surgeries across Gloucestershire

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ARTLIFT arts on prescription scheme in GP surgeries across Gloucestershire



Become a Trustee of Arts & Health South West

Arts & Health South West are seeking new trustees to join the board from November 2016. Read on for more information about what is involved in the role, and how to apply. 

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Cultural Commissioning Programme

Creative Approaches to Dementia Care Event - AHSW Summary

AHSW attended the Cultural Commissioning Programme's event on 11th December 2015, and have written a summary to dissemminate information and ideas from the event for anyone who was unable to attend.

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Arts, health & wellbeing: reflections on a national seminar series and building a UK research network

An article published in 'Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice' on 10th May 2016 on the development of a national UK research network in arts and health. 

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Joie de Vivre Short Dance Film Competition

Short Dance Film Competition by Pavilion Dance South West for films featuring mature dancers, to celebrate dance film, older people dancing and to share amazing work from across the globe. Deadline - 21 June 2016.

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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities as well as be included in an on-line Directory. Help us spread the word!

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One Step Forward Dance and Mental Health Performance

Mean Feet Dance

Mean Feet Dance are dance and health specialists based in Somerset. We work with people of all ages and abilities and with a range of arts, community, education, health and ...

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